Table of Contents

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PART 1 | Conventional Seed Banking to Support Species Survival in the Wild

  1. The Difference between Orthodox, Intermediate, and Recalcitrant Seed Christina Walters and Joyce Maschinski
  2. Collecting Seeds from Wild Rare Plant Populations: Joyce Maschinski, Christina Walters, Ed Guerrant, Sheila Murray, Michael Kunz, Heather Schneider, Jim Affolter, Tony Gurnoe, Naomi Fraga, Kay Havens, Pati Vitt, Katherine D. Heineman, and Christa Horn
  3. Splitting Samples for Safety Duplication Storage and Testing: Joyce Maschinski, Christina Walters, Kim McCue, David Remucal, James Ritchie, Evan Meyer, Robert Wesley, Michael Way, Suzzanne Chapman, Ryan Fitch, Rowan Blaik, Kay Havens, Pati Vitt, and Christa Horn
  4. Cleaning, Processing, Drying, and Storing Orthodox Seeds: Christina Walters, Joyce Maschinski, Kay Havens, Pati Vitt, Katherine D. Heineman, and Christa Horn
  5. Curating Small Samples: Increasing the Number of Seeds for Storage and Restoration: Joyce Maschinski, Christina Walters, Kris Haskins, Cheryl Birker, Johnny Randall, Lesley Randall, Kirstie Watkins, Margaret Clarke, Joe Davitt, Kay Havens, Pati Vitt, and Christa Horn

 

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PART 2 | Alternatives to Conventional Seed Banking

  1. What are the Alternatives to Conventional Seed Banking? Joyce Maschinski and Valerie Pence
  2. Collecting and Maintaining Exceptional Species in Tissue Culture and Cryopreservation: Valerie Pence, Murphy Westwood, Joyce Maschinski, Christy Powell, Nellie Sugii, Diana Fish, Julianne McGuinness, Pat Raven, Julian Duval, Tomas Herrera-Mishler, Andy Love, Christina Walters, Christa Horn, Matt Taylor, Thomas Ott, Steven Koehler, Julianne McGuinness and Matt Horning

For Seeds
In Vitro Tissue Culture
Cryopreservation

  1. Field Genebanks or Inter Situ Collection: Joyce Maschinski, Murphy Westwood, Kayri Havens, Sean Hoban, Stacy Anderson, and Seana Walsh Acquiring a Conservation Collection for Field Genebanks or Inter Situ Collection

Maintaining the Field Genebank or Inter Situ Conservation Collection
Capturing Material for Future Conservation Uses

 

PART 3 | Genetic Guidelines for Acquiring, Maintaining, and Using a Conservation Collection

  1. The Importance of Representing Genetic Diversity Joyce Maschinski, Kayri Havens, Jeremie Fant, Andrea Kramer, Pati Vitt, Jennifer Ramp Neale, Edward O. Guerrant, Jr., Christine Edwards, and Stephanie Steele
  2. Genetic Guidelines for Acquiring a Conservation Collection: Joyce Maschinski, Christina Walters, Ed Guerrant, Sheila Murray, Joyce Maschinski, Kayri Havens, Jeremie Fant, Andrea Kramer, Pati Vitt, Jennifer Ramp Neale, Edward O. Guerrant, Jr., Christine Edwards, and Stephanie Steele
  3. Genetic Guidelines for Maintaining a Conservation Collection: Joyce Maschinski, Kayri Havens, Jeremie Fant, Andrea Kramer, Pati Vitt, Jennifer Ramp Neale, Edward O. Guerrant, Jr., Christine Edwards, and Stephanie Steele
  4. Genetic Guidelines for Using Portions of the Conservation Collection for Reintroductions and Other Purposes: Joyce Maschinski, Kayri Havens, Jeremie Fant, Andrea Kramer, Pati Vitt, Jennifer Ramp Neale, Edward O. Guerrant, Jr., Christine Edwards, and Stephanie Steele

 

PART 4 | Rare Plant Reintroduction and Other Conservation Translocations

  1. The Goal of Rare Plant Reintroduction Joyce Maschinski, Matthew A. Albrecht, Jeremine Fant, Leonie Monks, and Kristin E. Haskins
  2. Justifying and Deciding Whether to Conduct a Reintroduction or Other Conservation Translocation: Joyce Maschinski, Matthew A. Albrecht, Jeremine Fant, Leonie Monks, and Kristin E. Haskins
  3. Preparing the Reintroduction: Joyce Maschinski, Matthew A. Albrecht, Jeremine Fant, Leonie Monks, and Kristin E. Haskins

Making the Plan
The Law, the Land, and Funding
Understanding Species’ Biology
Site Selection
Genetics Considerations
Source Material and Horticulture
Planning for Population Growth

  1. Implementing the Reintroduction: Joyce Maschinski, Matthew A. Albrecht, Jeremine Fant, Leonie Monks, and Kristin E. Haskins
  2. After the Installation: Joyce Maschinski, Matthew A. Albrecht, Jeremine Fant, Leonie Monks, Jimmy Lange, Emily Coffey, Holly Forbes, Jennifer Ceska and Kristin E. Haskins

Conduct Aftercare of the Restored Population
Design Appropriate Monitoring Plans
Documentation

 

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PART 5 | Documentation and Data Sharing

  1. The Importance of Documenting Conservation Actions Joyce Maschinski and Katherine D. Heineman
  2. Documenting Rare Plant Collections and Reintroductions: Joyce Maschinski, Johnny Randall and Katherine D. Heineman
  3. Distributing Samples and Information: Joyce Maschinski, Christina Walters, Katherine D. Heineman, Rowan Blaik, Anne Frances, Christa Horn, Anita Tiller, Pam Allenstein, Stacy Anderson, Spencer Crews, John Horne, Jim Locklear, Kay Havens, Pati Vitt, and Jackie Higgins

 

Supplementary Materials

Example Monitoring Form (San Diego Zoo Global)

Example Field Material Collection Form (Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden)

Maternal Line Count Example

CPC Participating Institution Agreements for Seed Banking and Information Sharing at the National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation (NLGRP)

Guidelines for Tissue Collection and Storage Related to Genetic Studies, Stephanie Steele, May 2018

 

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Portions of “Part 3 Genetic Guidelines for Acquiring, Maintaining, and Using a Conservation Collection” are adapted from Guerrant, E.O., Jr., P. L. Fiedler, K. Havens, and M. Maunder. Revised genetic sampling guidelines for conservation collections of rare and endangered plants. Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival in the Wild, edited by Edward O. Guerrant Jr., Kayri Havens, and Mike Maunder. Copyright © 2004 Island Press. Reproduced by permission of Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Portions of “Part 4 Rare Plant Reintroduction and Other Conservation Translocations” are adapted from Maschinski, J., M.A. Albrecht, L. Monks, and K. E. Haskins. Center for Plant Conservation Best Reintroduction Practice Guidelines. Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climate: Promises and Perils, edited by Joyce Maschinski and Kristin E. Haskins. Copyright © 2012 Island press. Reproduced by permission of Island Press, Washington, D.C.

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